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Thieves target donated goods

...from the programs from the ARC of Anchorage," he said. "They're taking away from people who experience developmental disabilities."Anne Burch, who has received job training from the ARC and now works the phones asking for donations...
Empire Editorial: When the helpers need help

...the fourth-largest private employer in Juneau, providing a range of services for adults and children with developmental disabilities in Southeast Alaska. About half of eligible employees were using REACH's health care plan, human resources...
Building on numbers: Assessing housing solutions

...Trust Authority, described Housing First as permanent supportive housing for individuals who may experience developmental disabilities, mental illness, Alzheimer's, chronic addiction, and/or traumatic brain injuries.Various agencies...
Letter: Transportation discrimination in our capital city

As a care coordinator and advocate for people with developmental disabilities and complex medical conditions of all ages, I am distressed by the policies of commercial taxi companies in Juneau. Most people...
Four-car pileup still under investigation

...job. He's a direct service professional for REACH, Inc. who drives around clients with special needs and developmental disabilities. He drives "all day," he said, logging about 40 to 60 miles each week.He said his employer was more...
From totaled to tailored

...was driving around town in the teal blue Neon, running errands with REACH clients who have special needs and developmental disabilities. As a REACH direct service professional, he typically logs 40 to 60 miles per week."I was just amazed...
Alaska Editorial: We're silver

...missing. It would apply to adults with disabilities, including dementias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and developmental disabilities.Rep. Max Gruenburg, who introduced HB59, likened it to the Amber Alert program for missing children...
Senate passes bill striking 'retardation'

...retardation" with terms such as "intellectual and developmental disabilities.""Anyone who doesn't see how demeaning...Alaska, an advocacy group for Alaskans with developmental disabilities, held its 26th annual rally on the steps...
REACH to rebid on custodial contracts for State

...Services, which held the contracts for 20 years. REACH is a non-profit that assists and employs people with developmental disabilities. Even with a 15 percent "procurement preference" from the state, REACH's bid wasn't competitive enough...
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority awards nearly $17,000 for projects in Juneau

...beneficiaries include people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcoholism and other substance related...program to serve people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcoholism and other substance related...


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